dcsimg

Online Nursing Programs in North Carolina

Home > All States and Cities > North Carolina Online Education > North Carolina Nursing Schools

Stunning mountains, sandy dunes, laid-back countryside. And don't forget the barbecue. North Carolina has it all, including many opportunities for someone interested in attending a North Carolina online nursing school.

According to the North Carolina Board of Nursing, there were 108,747 registered nurses (RNs) and licensed practical nurses (LPNs) employed in the state as of November 2016. Although that number may seem large, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reported in 2014 that North Carolina was one of the three states expected to have the largest shortfall of registered nurses and licensed practical nurses by 2025.

Nurse Salaries in North Carolina

Those already working in North Carolina as registered nurses enjoyed a mean annual salary of $60,460 in 2015, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. And those working as licensed practical nurses made an annual mean wage of $41,940. Of course, salaries may vary depending on location in the state.

  • In the Piedmont (nonmetropolitan) area, annual mean wages for registered nurses were $56,990.
  • In the Southeast Coastal (nonmetropolitan) area, annual mean wages for registered nurses were $55,650.

What To Expect At Online Nursing Schools In North Carolina?

There are a number of state and federal incentives for nursing students right now, so it's a great time to explore North Carolina online nursing schools. If you're already a resident of North Carolina, for example, you may be eligible for the Student Loan Program for Health, Science and Mathematics.

Whether you take advantage of the incentives or not, online nursing schools in North Carolina have a number of benefits for people looking to get a nursing degree, specialize in a certain practice area or just complete a few Continuing Education Credits (CEUs). Most North Carolina online nursing schools offer a good deal of flexibility, letting you take prerequisite courses on your own schedule, wherever you can find an Internet connection. And if you need clinical experience or just some actual face-time with peers and faculty, many schools provide hybrid programs that add an on-site component to the curriculum.

Sources:

  • The Future of the Nursing Workforce, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, December 2014, http://bhw.hrsa.gov/sites/default/files/bhw/nchwa/projections/nursingprojections.pdf
  • May 2015 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates for North Carolina, Bureau of Labor Statistics, http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes_nc.htm
  • North Carolina Board of Nursing, https://www.ncbon.com/

Online Nursing Programs in North Carolina

Refine School Matches
Hide filters
  • SUBJECT Clear All

    See More

  • DEGREE

    See More

  • PROGRAM TYPE

  • START TIME

    LOCATION
    Please enter valid US or Canada Zip.
            Results open in new window

            Searching Searching ...

            Prefer exploring options talking to our staff?
            Call toll free now: 1.855.330.6938
            Matching School Ads
            5 Program(s) Found
            • Passionate about nursing? Further your career by enrolling in GCU's RN to BSN program or Master of Science in Nursing program.
            • The CCNE-accredited RN to BSN program is designed for registered nurses with an associate degree or diploma in nursing who are looking to further their education.
            • The Master of Science in Nursing degrees are designed for BSN-prepared nurses who wish to broaden their knowledge in a specialty area.
            • The College of Nursing and Health Care Professions has been providing outstanding health care education for over 30 years.
            • Request more information today about program offerings, CCNE accreditation, start dates, financial aid & more!
            Good for Working Adults
            • Accredited
            • Online Courses
            • Flexible Scheduling
            • Accelerated Programs
            • Financial Aid
            • Transferable Credits
            3 Program(s) Found
            • Online MBA program ranked 6th in the USA by CEO magazine.
            • In a university-sponsored survey, 4 out of 5 alumni reported being satisfied with their experience.
            • #1 Online School for military veterans according to Military Times.
            • 75,000+ graduates across all industries offer extensive networking opportunities.
            • My Unique Student Experience (M.U.S.E.) lets students watch, view, read, or hear content.
            • Smartphone app available for on-the-go learning.
            Good for Working Adults
            • Online Courses
            • Flexible Scheduling
            • Accelerated Programs
            • Financial Aid
            • Transferable Credits
            2 Program(s) Found

            Nursing@Simmons, the innovative, online nursing degree program from Simmons School of Nursing and Health Sciences prepares Registered Nurses for the next stage of their careers.

            You need to have a Bachelor’s degree and RN license to be qualified for this school.

            • Online Courses
            5 Program(s) Found
            • Programs include Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration, Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness, Master of Health Care Administration, and more.
            • Students learn from instructors with experience in the health care field.
            • Capstone projects and clinical practicums that can help prepare students for more career opportunities.
            • Flexible, online and on-campus program available.
            Good for Working Adults
            • Online Courses
            • Flexible Scheduling
            • Financial Aid
            • Transferable Credits
            1 Program(s) Found
            • BSN completion program for Registered Nurses is available entirely online.
            • The RN to BSN program is designed to help students advance their career, or prepare for post-graduate opportunities.
            • Courses teach modern health assessment and treatment methods, how to evaluate potential disease or injury, and more.
            • Regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
            • Online Courses
            5 Program(s) Found
            • Online bachelor's programs include BBA, Criminal Justice, IT, Healthcare Management, Pscyhology & Public Health
            • Over 115 years of delivering quality education and personalized attention to students
            Good for Working Adults
            • Online Courses
            • Flexible Scheduling
            • Financial Aid
            • Transferable Credits
            2 Program(s) Found
            • Associate’s, Bachelor’s, and Master’s degrees available in a wide range of fields.
            • Flexible online programs offered in Psychology, Criminal Justice, Education, and more.
            • Assigned Financial Services Advisors to help answer student financial questions.
            • Servicemembers and their spouses can apply for the Ashford Military Grant to reduce tuition for all undergraduate courses.
            • Online Courses
            • Financial Aid
            • Transferable Credits
            1 Program(s) Found
            • Recognized in the first Best for Vets: Business Schools list in Military Times Edge magazine’s 2013 “Best for Vets” edition.
            • Offers MUSE (My Unique Student Experience), a content delivery system that gives students the option to watch, view, read or listen to required course materials.
            • Allows students to complete courses at whatever pace they want.
            • A DANTES-affiliated university and member of the Service Members Opportunity Colleges.
            • Offers IntelliPath, a proprietary learning technology that lets students learn at their own pace.
            Good for Working Adults
            • Online Courses
            • Flexible Scheduling
            • Financial Aid
            • Transferable Credits
            1 Program(s) Found
            • Ranked among the Best National Universities in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
            • Ranked 8th among the Best Online Graduate Education Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
            • A private, co-ed college founded in 1821 and located in downtown Washington, D.C.
            • Its student-faculty ratio is 13:1, and 55.1% of classes have fewer than 20 students.
            • Has distinguished alumni including Senator Harry Reid, former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell, and actress Courtney Cox.
            Show more [+]
            • Accredited
            • Online Courses
            • Accelerated Programs
            • Financial Aid
            • Transferable Credits
            1 Program(s) Found
            • Provides students the opportunity to train at home in their spare time to get their high school diploma, train for a new career, or enhance current skills.
            • Offers programs in psychology/social work, business management, medical billing, criminal justice, and more.
            • Member of the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA), the Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE), and the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE).
            • Features a fully flexible schedule with no classes to attend, leaving the study pace up to the student.
            Show more [+]
            • Online Courses